We’re a consortium formed by 16 european organizations from 8 countries
Helsinki University Hospital
HUS is Finland’s largest provider of healthcare services and the second largest employer with over 22 000 highly qualified professionals working at HUS 22 hospitals. Our expertise is highly ranked internationally. We produce services for almost 2,0 million residents, treat some half a million patients yearly and have nationwide responsibility in certain areas of specialist medical care.
HUS provides the largest health care training environment in Finland. Some 5,000 health care students receive training each year in HUS teaching hospitals. HUS is a significant provider of research in specialist medical care, medical science and drug development. HUS conducts approximately two thousand different medical and health care research projects on an ongoing basis.
HUS is a frontrunner in the development of user-centric digital services and data-based (using e.g. our Data Lake and Biobank) solutions that support preventive, predictive and personalized care. See section below for further information and examples.
Oulu University Hospital
Oulu University Hospital (OYS) is an innovative, research and development-oriented provider of high-quality healthcare. The special responsibility area of Oulu University Hospital covers the whole of Northern Finland – accounting for more than half of Finland’s geographical area and home to 741,000 people. Municipalities are responsible for arranging primary healthcare for their residents.
Oulu University Hospital offers high-quality specialised healthcare services provided by top professionals in the field. Patient care is based on the latest research, best practices in treatment, and the use of state-of-the-art technology.
Chino.io was founded in 2014 to help digital health companies comply with data protection legislation. Chino.io technology allows companies to store sensitive health data in compliance with GDPR, HIPAA and other laws and is used by 100+ companies.
We offer a complete package including legal expertise to ensure companies are compliant. This includes creating all legal documentation (DPAs, DPIA, etc.), helping them implement organisational measures and using our proprietary technology to ensure sensitive data is stored appropriately.
The Chino.io platform is modular and can be delivered via our own cloud or as a stand-alone installation on the customer’s cloud. Core modules include:
- Encrypted and pseudonymised storage
- User management and access controls
- Consent tracking and management
- Legally-valid immutable audit trails
Chino.io is certified ISO 27001 (for security), ISO 13485 (QMS for medical devices and medical software), and ISO 9001 (general quality assurance).
Symptoma is your digital health assistant. It helps you understand what might be wrong if you are feeling unwell. Simply state your symptoms and answer some questions at symptoma.com to find possible causes. Symptoma is based on 15 years of scientific research by medical doctors and data scientists to help patients receive the right diagnosis and treatment. It is a Class I Medical Device and available in 36 languages.
Today, Symptoma is the most used symptom checker worldwide among both, doctors and patients, with millions of users and searches per month. Its accuracy is raising the bar in its industry and has been validated in internal, external, and peer-reviewed scientific publications comparing up to 107 solutions worldwide where Symptoma clearly ranked as #1.
Eurecat is currently the leading Technology Centre in Catalonia, and the second largest private research organization in Southern Europe. Eurecat R&D, innovation and training activities span from Industrial Technologies (metallic, plastic and composite materials, manufacturing processes, autonomous and professional robotics, functional printing and fabrics, simulations, sustainability and Chemistry) to Digital Technologies (Digital Humanities, Big Data Analytics, IT Security and Smart Management Systems, Digital Health, data mining and multimedia technologies) Sustainability (Water, Air, Soil, Waste, Energy, Batteries and Environmental Impact) and Biotech (Omic science and Nutrition & health).
Additionally, EURECAT has been accepted by the European Commission as a KETs (Key Enabling Technologies) Technology Centre in order to collaborate with SMEs on close-to-market research and innovation activities.
Sant Joan de Déu Research Foundation
The Sant Joan de Déu Reseacrh Foundation aims to contribute to the improvement of people’s health and well-being by encouraging, supporting and coordinating research carried out in the Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital (HSJD). SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital is a private, non-profit 3rd level university hospital.
Since 1867, our hospital has been dedicated to comprehensive care for women, children and adolescents, and has become one of the most important specialised paediatric centres in Europe. The hospital have a strong digital transformation strategy to go beyond the walls of the hospital building, the Liquid Hospital. In the AICCELERATE Project, HSJD is leaing 2 pilots in pediatric care for Congenital Heart Disease and Palliative Care patient care improvement.
Nuromedia GmbH is an independent software engineering company and company builder founded in 2005 by experts in the media industry, with profound expertise in international R&D and offices in Cologne, Germany. Nuromedia covers the entire process of software and research project development – from the initial idea to final production/implementation – and has a wealth of experience developing for web, mobile, and cross-platform. By participating in research & development projects in both national and international research consortia, Nuromedia ensures that its projects will always utilize the most advanced state-of-the-art technology.
NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH
At NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH, we invent and collaborate to deliver solutions to our society’s greatest challenges. We push the boundaries of AI, IoT, blockchain and 5G technologies through original contributions that are published in the top conferences and journals and thereby deliver new value to NEC’s global business. A defining attribute of NEC Laboratories Europe is our inclination towards open innovation. We collaborate with universities, research institutes, other corporate research centers and potential users in a co-creation mode, leading to breakthrough innovation combined with market-orientation.
Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital
The Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital (OPBG) is a Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Health Care and also an Academic Medical Center. OPBG is the main paediatric Hospital and in Italy and provides third level health care for children while performing basic, clinical and translational research activities. OPBG is part of the Italian National Healthcare System and is widely recognized as referral centre for all paediatrics specialties at national and international level.
Today the Bambino Gesù is active in 12 countries, with the goal of providing care and passing on its experience in the poorest areas of the world.
SRDC Corp. was founded by a professional team of engineers in the Middle East Technical University (METU) Technopolis in 2007. SRDC Team has been actively working in e-health domain since 2003, by developing interoperable, standard based e-health applications that have been validated through field studies proving their added value to physicians, patients and health citizens.
SRDC has worked in different fields of e-health, including health data management and interoperability, chronic disease management, automation of clinical guidelines, clinical decision support systems, cross-border, cross-enterprise exchange of medical summaries, patient empowerment, personal health records, and pharmacovigilance. SRDC has coordinated many Framework Programmee-health projects and participated in several other international (FP6, FP7 and H2020) and national e-health projects.
SRDC is one of the main R&D partners in AICCELERATE project and is the leader of “WP1 Data Infrastructure” which focuses on designing and developing the data infrastructure for Smart Hospital Carepathway Engine (SHCP).
Evondos is the leading provider of automated medicine dispensing services in the Nordics. Evondos’ unique service provides significant quality and cost benefits for professional home care organizations. The service enables people in need of medical treatment to get the right medicine at the right time and in the right dosage automatically, which improves patient safety, medical adherence and supports independent life at home.
The service is based on advanced technology and consists of an automatic medicine dispensing robot installed in private homes, with a cloud-based control system and service elements. Evondos currently employs more than 100 people in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Evondos’ headquarters and production facilities are located in Salo, Finland.
Ticbiomed is a business association that promotes collaborative projects in digital health. We facilitate open-innovation agreements between different eHealth stakeholders.
We link demand with supply, leveraging our extensive European network that includes SMEs, startups, healthcare organizations, pharma, medtech, big IT, investors, legal and regulatory experts, academia, support organizations and other stakeholders.
We promote opportunities through delivering tailored services, participating in European projects and launching our own initiatives.
NeuroPath (NP) provides a Digital Health Platform to connect the daily living of People with Parkinson’s and their personal care bridge team with their interdisciplinary clinical team of care providers.
Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
The Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM) is a multidisciplinary research and teaching school at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Its health technology assessment department and Institute for Medical Technology Assessment (iMTA) are distinguished by independent and excellent research in medical technology assessment, health economics, cost-effectiveness analyses and health outcomes.
University of Padua
The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Unit and Centre for Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND) operates at the Department of Neuroscience of the University of Padua, one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning (est. in 1222). The Unit is composed of a large multidisciplinary team of neurologists, psychologists, bioengineers, clinical and laboratory researchers. The focus is translational research, from lab to clinic, to understand the underlying scientific mechanisms and to offer new treatments for patients.
The group’s mission encompasses: 1) patient care that is multidimensional and applicable to all phases and aspects of adult and pediatric movement disorders; 2) research with cutting-edge scientific studies; and 3) interaction with patient associations, families, and health care providers to enhance their education.
Our clinical and research programs include: Parkinson’s Disease; Progressive Sopranuclear Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy; Huntington’s Disease; Dystonia; Tourette syndrome and tic disorders; Fragile X-related disorders. We receive funding from the European Horizon 2020 programme, MIUR, Ministry of Health, Cariparo Foundation, pharmaceutical industry.
Innofactor is a leading promoter of modern digital organisations in companies, public administration and the third sector in the Nordic countries to more than 1,000 customers. Innofactor has the largest solution offering and leading expertise in the Microsoft ecosystem in the Nordic countries.
Innofactor employs over 500 enthusiastic and motivated top experts in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. In 2016–2020, Innofactor’s annual revenue growth has averaged 8.3%. Innofactor Plc’s shares are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd’s main list in the industry technology.www.innofactor.fi #ModernDigitalOrganization #PeopleFirst #CreatingSmiles